Friends of the Library

Craft Show
The Friends of the Library will be hosting their annual craft show this year on October 7, 2017 from 10am-4pm and October 8, 2016 10am-3pm . 

If you are interested in being a vendor, you can get the application and more information by clicking here
Annual Book Sale
August 2017
The Friends of the Wells  Public Library annual book sale will be in the Junior high School gym (school next to the library) on Saturday, August 12th from 9 to 2. Entry is free of charge. A preview sale will be held on Friday, August 11th, from 5 to 8. Entry to the preview is free to Friends of the Wells Public Library and teachers (with confirming ID).   It is $5.00 to the general public. 

Friends of the Wells Public Library
Join the Friends!
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Brief History of the Friends of the Wells Public Library 
The Friends of the Wells Public Library group has been in existence since the library was built, starting with five women from Wells, and steadily increasing to its present membership of 120 men and women.

In 1980 the Friends became incorporated and the Constitution and bylaws were approved by the State of Maine. They are members of the Friends of the Library USA (FOLUSA), and Friends of Maine Libraries (FoML.)

The Friends of the Wells Public Library has raised over $135,000 for the Library since 1979. 

Friends of the Wells Public Library Today
The Friends of the Wells Public Library is a support organization which is made up of members of the community who wish to support the library and its services.  In addition, many members of the Friends are volunteers who assist  in library operations.The services and programs that the Friends support include: In addition to their membership dues, the following fundraising activities are sponsored by the Friends in support of the library: the Annual Craft Show in October, the Annual Book Sale  in August, and the Ongoing Book Sale.  
The Friends meet at the library on the second Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m.  This vital group always welcomes new members. Applications to join the Friends are available at the library.
Officers of the Friends of the Wells Public Library
Mary Goullaud, President
Jane Weagle, Vice President
James Anderson, Secretary
Gene Parr, Treasurer

Updated October, 2016